Analytical Microbiological Specialist

Golden, CO 80401

Post Date: 04/11/2018 Job ID: 164138 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: $17.00

Job Description:

The Analytical Microbiological Specialist performs timely and accurate aseptic sampling and identification of materials and processes throughout the brewing, fermenting, conditioning and packaging functions.

Aseptically prepares and dispenses microbiological media into plates or bottles.

Processes samples using asceptic techniques onto filters, plate and liquid media, incubates samples per specification for consistent growth and analyses of microorganisms.

The large number of samples processed (>250,000 annually) requires critical attention to methods and conditions.

Inputs all sampling location and times into the Micro-Quality databases in a timely and accurate manner.

Maintains a safe clean, sterile laboratory work environment.

This includes daily maintenance, cleaning and sterilizing of sampling bottles, equipment (sterile filtration apparatus, autoclaves, incubators, etc.) tools, and work areas.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED

Knowledge of microbiological evaluation, techniques and methodologies typically acquired through a 4-year degree in Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry or other life sciences

3-5 years hands-on experience in a microbiology or biochemical laboratory.

Practical knowledge and usage of laboratory equipment including, microscopes, Millipore filtration, autoclaves, incubators (aerobic and anaerobic), pH meters, and media preparation and dispensing equipment.

Sufficient knowledge of computers and databases.

Microbiology: Sound conceptual knowledge of aseptic sampling, processing, and microorganism development.

Requires extensive walking and standing in wet-cold, hot-dry dusty areas.

Frequent lifting and carrying of samples from process areas (25+lbs) required.

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Lauren Garcia

My name is Lauren Garcia, and I’m an industrial/manufacturing recruiter for HKA. My favorite part of my job is meeting great people and finding them employment. I am available via phone, email, and text message. I look forward to working with you!

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